Read about the GPL’s recent progress including launched projects in workforce development and homelessness, technical assistance awards to five California jurisdictions, twenty new Innovation Fellows, and What Works Cities milestones.... Read more about Summer 2017 GPL Newsletter
Elizabeth Duryea, Chief of Staff for the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, speaks about how the GPL helped structure Connecticut's Family Stability PFS project. This project greatly expands substance use recovery and parent support services in order to increase family stability and prevent removals of children from their homes.... Read more about Procurement in the Connecticut Family Stability Project
The GPL announced that it will award technical assistance to five California jurisdictions: Los Angeles, Napa, Placer, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma. The GPL will support performance improvement projects and results-driven contracting in areas including healthcare and homelessness.... Read more about Five California Jurisdictions Awarded GPL TA
Mayor Ed Murray and the Seattle Human Services Department announced a request for proposals (RFP) for $30 Million of funding for homelessness services, the first time the City of Seattle has competitively bid its homeless services contracts in more than a decade.The results-driven contracting model identified in the RFP was developed through the City’s collaboration with the GPL. ... Read more about Seattle Releases $30 Million RFP for Homeless Services
Read about the GPL’s recent progress including technical assistance awards to three states and four cities, presentations on improving outcomes through results-driven contracting, and our work combating homelessness with the City of Seattle.Read more.
“What we’ve got to do is establish performance expectations and work very closely with the providers that we are investing in to make sure they’re successful.” Learn more from Jason Johnson, the Deputy Director of Seattle’s Human Services Department, about the City’s efforts to improve outcomes of its homeless services using results-driven contracting and active contract management. The GPL provided technical assistance to Seattle on this project through Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities Initiative....
GPL Director Jeffrey Liebman discusses the top insights about procurement and contracting from the 2017 What Works Cities Summit, including how leaders are leveraging procurements to advance on their city’s priorities. Read more.